Daily News Roundup – 8 April 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Northwood hospice announces new CEO

Watford Observer
Michael Sobell Hospice has appointed Lindsey Fealey as its new chief executive.

Campaigners take ‘Save Bury Hospice’ fight to Downing Street

Bury Times
Supporters of Bury Hospice travelled to London with Labour’s Parliamentary candidate for Bury North, James Frith, to hand in the 7,000-signature petition to the Prime Minister’s office.

East Coast Hospice ahead of schedule with plan for 10-bed hospice

Eastern Daily Press
Fundraising for an independent hospice for Great Yarmouth and Waveney is going so well that plans are ahead of schedule.

John Smith’s Stadium names charity partner

Huddersfield Daily Examiner
The Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice at Bradley has been named as an official charity partner of the John Smith’s Stadium

Robert Downey Jr raffle raises £1m for Julia’s House hospice

BBC News
A raffle prize offered by Robert Downey Jr has helped raise nearly £1 million for Julia’s House new children’s hospice in Wiltshire.

From across ehospice editions:

Oral morphine introduced in Kyrgyzstan

The Al-Sadeel Society: the Palestinian Authority’s only palliative care provider

An inspiring visit with Lucy Watts – ICPCN’s Global Youth Ambassador

Today is National Caregiver Day

Legal aspects in palliative care – the Kenya story